[Little German: I want to keep up with Federer's record. Now it is getting closer and closer] On September 26, Beijing time, Djokovic was interviewed by the media. Speaking of surpassing Sampras to rise to the second place in history and closely chasing Federer, Djokovic said: "It will take me a while to catch up, but it's getting closer."
"The goal of No. 1 in history is about to emerge. I will do my best in the next period of time. I can't look too far. I don't know what the next few years will bring to me. I don’t know what will happen to tennis and the whole world. As a TOP5 player, you need a lot of continuity and determination, and there are a lot of sacrifices throughout the year. In order to become one of the best players in the world, only play well one year. Two months is not enough, you must play well throughout the season."